Monthly Archives: January 2013

Students to Read in “Tongues Aflame”!

The Tongues Aflame Reading Series kicks off in February; it will bring together voices from emerging and established poets from our campus and beyond. The video below, recently featured in the Post and Courier,  previews some of the poets who will read, including CofC Creative Writing concentrators Maddie Thieringer, Avis Norfleet, and Alex Daley.
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Literary Events (Spring 2013)

Sunday, January 13: Poetry Out Loud Competition Featuring regional high school students, Chris Cimorelli, and Marjory Wentworth. Emcee: Sarah Goad 1:30 PM in the Stern Center Ballroom (CofC). Friday, February 1 – Southern American Studies Association 2013 Conference Pulitzer Prize winner, Eric Foner discusses his book The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery 7:00 […]
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What’s the Value of the English Major?

This question, or some variation of it (“what good is a philosophy major?,” for instance), is probably asked of current or prospective humanities students  more frequently in dire economic times than at other times, which is to say that you may be hearing it or asking it yourself these days.  What underlies it is an […]
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